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English definition of “halter”

halter

noun uk   /ˈhɒl.tər/ us    /ˈhɑːl.t̬ɚ/

halter noun (ROPE)

[C] a piece of rope or a leather strap that is tied around an animal's head so that it can be led by someone or tied to somethingCords, ropes, cables and string

halter noun (CLOTHING)

US for halterneckJumpers, shirts and tee-shirts
(Definition of halter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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